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For all your NZ containerised and RORO freight needs

Recent News

17 Sep 2020
Poal LINK Facility not accepting dehires

Please Note: Ports of Auckland Empty Depot Link facility remains suspended for Import dehires.

27 Aug 2020
Empty Containers to Link Facility

Ports of Auckland will be suspending acceptance of import dehires to Link for all vessels berthing between Friday 28 August to Friday 4 September.

24 Aug 2020
Timaru Container Terminal - Our new partner port

We are excited to announce Timaru Container Terminal Ltd (TCTL) will be joining PortConnect as one of our partner ports.


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About PortConnect

PortConnect is New Zealand's first comprehensive online cargo management system, providing viewing of and direct interaction with containers at the ports in Auckland, Tauranga and Timaru Container Terminal, including their satellite ports MetroPort Auckland, MetroPort Christchurch, Triton, Wiri and Waikato Freight Hub.

PortConnect provides a single ‘port of call’ for shipping lines, transporters, importers, exporters, forwarders and regulatory authorities for dealing with our participating ports. PortConnect offers a comprehensive range of services and instant access to a central repository of containerised cargo information.

Our Services

Vessel Schedule

Look up vessel visit details for Vessels in Port, Expected Arrivals and Recent Departures.

Track & Trace

PortConnect provides two options to look up container details and event information. A free Public Track & Trace option and Subscribed Track & Trace, a monthly subscription which provides full container information.

Export Pre-Advice

Submit Export Pre-Advice to our partner ports.

Event Notifications

Subscribe to receive email notifications when events occur against containers.

Express PIN

Request and maintain Express PINs for transport companies entering Ports of Auckland.

Clear Container

For shipping lines, set import clearances, security checks and empty return depots.


Our restful API allows application integration with vessel schedule, container visits and events.


For shipping lines, Edifact messages including COPARN, COARRI, CODECO and VERMAS.

Trade Single Window

Partner port integration with the clearance platform used by NZ Customs and MPI.